Third party Tinder client Timber now available for BlackBerry 10

Third party Tinder client Timber now available for BlackBerry 10

We all know big name apps don't make their way to the BlackBerry platform. Some developers do officially submit their Android port into BlackBerry World and for those who don't we have means of sideloading them on BlackBerry 10 devices. However, not everyone likes to install Android ports and so some developers to go work to bring us third party versions built in the native BlackBerry 10...

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Check out the all-new CrackBerry header!

Check out the all-new CrackBerry header!

If you've visited iMore, WP Central or even Android Central in the past little while, you will have noticed they all got a little bit of a makeover. Now, the time has come for CrackBerry to roll it out as well. If you're on your desktop or using your mobile browser (Things are still moving around for the mobile version so chill if it doesn't look just right yet, it will soon.), look up top. You...

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Unlock your phone legally starting today

President Obama to sign phone unlocking bill into law

President Obama will today sign a bill into law that will allow American citizens to legally unlock their phones in order to take them to another cellular carrier, either in the United States or abroad. The President announced his intent to sign the bill last week. The new law is only a temporary measure, and is only valid until 2015. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill last...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 1, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 1, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Not only is today Friday but it is the first of a brand new month and that is always a good thing. This has certainly been a busy here at CrackBerry. There have been so many app giveaways this week I hope you all are enjoying them! Also, you don't want to miss the Boss is Away Sale to get 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry. Now it is time to bring you this week'...

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Deal of the Day: 58% off BlackBerry Transform Hardshell Case for Z30

Deal of the Day: 58% off BlackBerry Transform Hardshell Case for Z30

The BlackBerry Transform Shell not only protects against those unforeseen drops, but also folds out to prop up your device in both portrait and landscape positions. This unique case is made of a durable polycarbonate that has 4-corner protection and features a glossy lining that accents your Z30 perfectly. And, it can be yours in either black or white for just $16.95 today!

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Max Secure release AntiVirus - a new budget scanner for BlackBerry 10

AntiVirus

We've featured Max Mobile Security a couple of times here before, and the same developers have now released AntiVirus - a more cost effective application. While I suspect that many BlackBerry 10 users will currently be more than happy with the awesome level of security their device gives them, this app will give you some extra reassurance when downloading Android apps/games. With the amount...

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Well blow me down, Popeye stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

Well blow me down, Popeye stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

Another batch of BBM stickers has now arrived in the BBM Shop and this time around, Popeye joins the party. Just as with most other BBM sticker packs, this one costs $1.99 and is available right now. In total, there's 20 stickers to choose from including Olive Oyl, Swee'pea, Bluto and of course, Popeye. If Popeye isn't of interest, the BBM team has also added another batch of the usual BBM...

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All those 'App for' apps in BlackBerry World have 48 hours to change their name

You've all seen them. Those apps that appear in BlackBerry World that are all named 'App For' whatever, be it App For Instagram, App for Candy Crush Saga and countless other things. Well, it seems BlackBerry is finally taking a bit of a stand against them now and has begun sending out notifications letting those who submitted such apps they have 48 hours to change the name of the app or it will...

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Amazon Appstore now in more countries

Amazon Appstore now in more countries

Amazon says that its Appstore for Android is now available in 236 countries and territories following this recent expansion of 41 more regions. That said, not all apps within the Amazon Appstore catalog will be available in all regions due to local laws and restrictions on certain apps and content. However, for consumers, this will be another venue to purchase and download apps, which will be...

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New malware exploits USB, but isn't really that scary

Another day, another apocalyptic prognostication of computer security doom, this time focusing on the omnipresent USB connection. It's called 'BadUSB', and it's a malware proof-of-concept created by security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell that exploits a flaw in and resides in the firmware that controls the basic function of USB devices. The researchers claim that it's not a problem...

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Want to try Wallpaper Changer HD for free? We have 1500 copies to give away!

Wallpaper Changer HD

We first took a look at Wallpaper Changer HD for BlackBerry 10 over a year ago and it's been popular ever since. With us having limitations on how much we can customize our devices these days compared to times past when we had thousands of themes to choose from, Wallpaper Changer HD offers us as near as we can get, plus with some extra special features. The developer, ShaoSoft, is kindly...

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BlackBerry World updated in preparation for BlackBerry OS 10.3 and new devices

If you happen to be running a leaked build of BlackBerry 10.3 or the developer release, you'll want to check out BlackBerry World as there's a new update pushing through currently. Listed as v5.1.0.53, the update is noted to cover the usual bug fixes that every update gets but it also adds in more support for upcoming devices such as the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Classic. Micro...

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LED notification apps compared - BeBuzz, HUB++, Powertools, Watcher

LED notification apps compared - BeBuzz, HUB++, Powertools, Watcher

The LED notification light is a staple on BlackBerry smartphones. That blinking red light, illuminating when a message comes through, prompting you to reach for your device and check your inbox. Then came apps that allowed you to change the color of the LED light for different types of messages. They've been around since BlackBerry OS days and when BlackBerry 10 landed, we started to see them...

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500 free copies of TextNGo for BlackBerry 10 up for grabs

500 free copies of TextNGo for BlackBerry 10 up for grabs

We can't clearly condone texting and driving but when it comes to texting while walking that's a different kettle of fish (or looking at a dog like I did). We took a look at TextNGo on video some time back and the developer is kindly giving away 500 free copies of the app. To cut a long story short, TextNGo utilizes the camera on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone at the same time as the keyboard...

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Typo 2 resurrects the iPhone keyboard case, looks a bit less like a BlackBerry

As if the original Typo keyboard wasn't enough, a new version of everyone's favorite iPhone accessory is now available for pre-order. The $99 Typo 2 — while very similar to it's older brother — has been remastered and redesigned with some new features, hoping to steer clear of any lawsuits this time around. The Typo 2 features Typo smart typing (auto capitalization and the like), a backlit...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Screen Protectors (2-Pack) for Q10

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Screen Protectors (2-Pack) for Q10

Never leave your BlackBerry Q10's display unprotected! With this pack of OEM screen protectors you not only shield against abrasive elements but also retain the original clarity of your display. And, today you can grab this 2-pack for just $4.95; that's 67% off the list price!

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Boss is Away Sale: 20% off all Accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Boss is Away Sale: 20% off all Accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Finally. A few days of freedom when the big cheese isn't constantly looking over your shoulder. It's a chance to relax a bit and get things done at your own pace (efficiently, of course!) To celebrate the absence of our fearless leader we're offering 20% off everything at ShopCrackBerry until midnight, August 4. If there's a case for your BlackBerry Z10 you've been itching to get your hands on...

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32GB and 64GB MicroSD cards are insanely cheap today on Amazon

Save a boatload on a new MicroSD card

Transcend MicroSD cards are on sale today only at Amazon. You can grab a Transcend 32GB MicroSDHC Class 10 (with adapter) for $13.99 (that's 63% off) or a Transcend 64GB MicroSDXC card (also with adapter) for $28.99 (42% off). If you've been wanting to increase the storage space of your smartphone, today might be a good day to make that purchase. Added bonus: they both come in "frustration-free...

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Amazon Appstore is giving away 30 paid apps for free today and Friday

Amazon Appstore

The Amazon Appstore is currently giving away 30 paid apps for free. Consumers with compatible BlackBerry devices will be able to take full advantage of this deal through Amazon's app store today and tomorrow. The 30 apps included mean you could well save over $100 by downloading them all. At the time of this posting, we have not checked each app to see how they all run on BlackBerry 10, so...

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